New York Daily News-The Daily Checkup: New Treatments Are Proving Effective for Clubfoot

New York, NY
 – August 29, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Clubfoot is no longer a visible problem in the United States – not because babies aren’t being born with it, but because it is so successfully treated. “Clubfoot is when a baby is born with a foot that turns inwards, and one that cannot be corrected to a normal position just by correcting it with your hands,” says Dr. Abigail Allen from The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Clubfoot is the most common musculoskeletal problem that children are born with that requires intensive treatment. Fortunately, we can treat this deformity so successfully that patients can go on to live normal active and healthy lives." Learn More